Author Archives: tmw2010

A Personal Note from Your Central Florida Regional Director

I wrap up my time as Regional Director in Central Florida today, June 30, closing the door on five awesome years of working in an official FIRST capacity with teams, coaches, volunteers and mentors across Central Florida and the state. … Continue reading

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FIRST in Florida Spotlight: Meet Your Florida FIRST Senior Mentors

Florida has an amazing field crew supporting FIRST programs statewide.  That crew includes countless volunteers, FIRST program partners in FIRST LEGO League Jr, FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge, Regional Directors supporting FIRST Robotics Competition and program partners, and … Continue reading

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Help Us Make FIRST in Florida Better!

Over the last few years we’ve been building out our statewide support for FIRST K-12 programming. In addition to two Regional Directors principally charged with supporting FIRST Robotics Competition and the Regionals (Orlando and South Florida) as well as tasked with … Continue reading

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A FIRST in FL Story: Meet Alexa Baires-Jovel

FIRST in Florida Stories is a new occasional series we’ll be running here, to showcase some of our amazing youth and the impact that FIRST has had on their lives, and that they have had on ours.   We’re delighted to … Continue reading

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2017 Houston FIRST in FL Championship Roundup

Over 15,000 students, ages 6-18, from nearly 700 teams from 33 countries participated in FIRST Championship Houston, including over 40 Florida teams across all programs – more than 500 students from around the state! The four-day event, attended by nearly 30,000 people, wrapped … Continue reading

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